How to rename directory from command line in Windows 10 ?

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You can rename a directory from command line in Windows 10 using the Rename command.

The syntax for renaming the directory is as shown below.

Rename <oldname> <newname>

How to rename directory from command line in Windows 10 ?

Below is an example demonstrating how to change the name of the directory from command prompt.

D:\>Rename abundantcode1 abundantcode2

D:\>cd abundantcode2


The Rename command only renames the existing folder or file and does not create a new file.


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